Arizona: House Committee Votes to Advance Two NRA-Backed Bills

| February 21, 2013

Arizona: House Committee Votes to Advance Two NRA-Backed Bills

The Arizona House Public Safety, Military and Regulatory Affairs Committee passed two NRA-backed reforms yesterday afternoon.  In a 6 to 1 vote, this Committee approved House Bill 2234, introduced by Representative David Stevens (R-14), which would revise the definition of “firearm” to conform to federal law.  Also, House Bill 2554, introduced by Representative John Kavanagh (R-23), received a “Do-Pass” recommendation with a 5 to 2 vote.  This bill would allow law-abiding citizens to carry a concealed handgun for self-defense in any public buildings that lack adequate security. HB 2554 is now eligible for a final vote in the House of Representatives while HB 2234 must be approved next by the House Judiciary Committee.

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